How to Activate Windows 10 for free with and without Product Keys [2021]

If you have bought your Windows 10 product key and looking for a way to activate windows 10, then you are have come to the perfect place. We have listed down a number of ways by which you can do this. 

As you are aware of the fact that Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest in the series of this operating system. And once you activate the software, it automatically gets updated via the internet in your system background. 

So, before we get to the part where you just need to follow very simple steps to install and activate Windows 10 free, you need to have a genuine Windows 10 activation key. If you do not have on yet, then simply keep reading and in the end, we have the perfect way where you can a bunch of free product keys and everything you need to know about them.

How to Activate Windows 10 for free?

To activate Windows for free you need to have a genuine copy of Windows of previous versions such as Windows 8.1 from which you can easily upgrade to the latest version

Follow the steps below to upgrade your windows license to Microsoft Windows 10.

Activate Windows 10

  1. Click on “Start” and go to settings.
  2. Click on “Update and Security”
  3. Scroll down to see the status

Within minutes your system will Install the latest version of Windows. To activate Windows, simply restart your system and check the status. As of now, you will notice your Windows 10 is activated and running successfully.

How to Activate Windows 10 using Product Keys?

Method 1: Downloading and Installing the software

If you are a newbie and just starting over, you need to download the ISO file for Windows 10 available on their official website and then move over to Activate windows using the Activation keys.

Download ISO file

Well if you do not have the activation key, simply go to our Windows 10 Product key blog where we have mentioned loads of free keys for all the versions of Windows such as windows 10 pro product key, Windows 10 home, etc. Each one of them is genuine and has been updated recently.

After you have downloaded the file, follow the steps as indicated and install the operating system in your system.

Assuming that you have already picked up your Product key, the windows installer will prompt on the system to enter the 25 character license key. Simply copy and paste the license key from the list we have mentioned or if you have already purchased one, enter the keys.

Now press “Enter” to activate the product keys. Your Windows 10 is now activated. To continue using the features of this operating system smoothly, simply restart your system and check the status.

Method 2: Changing the Product key

Microsoft allows its user to try out the trial version to make sure you are comfortable and sure about the software you are using before you pay for it. Well, if you are one of such people and looking to upgrade your trial version to the paid version which involves using the windows 10 activation keys.

Follow the steps below for Windows 10 activation:

  1. Click on the “Start” button on your screen
  2. Select “Update and Security”
  3. Choose the “Activation” option from the menu
  4. Now, click on the “Change Product Key” icon
  5. Enter the 25 characters Product key (either the one you bought or the one we have provided in our previous blog)
  6. Click on “Next” or “Enter” to activate the genuine license key.

Your license key is now activated on your system. Furthermore, to activate Windows 10, simply restart your system and check your status.

How to Activate Windows 10 with cmd?

You can activate windows using another simple method that also involves using the product key. It may involve entering certain small codes in the command prompt which you can simply copy and paste from the instruction below.

Activate Windows 10 using cmd

  1. Click on “start” and type “command” on the search option
  2. Right-click on the “Command Prompt” and choose “Run as Administrator”
  3. Enter the command as follows cscript slmgr.vbs /ipk “25 characters license key”. Add your license key from the list in our previous blog or the one you have purchased. Press “Enter”. Your License key is now activated.
  4. Enter the second command as “cscript slmgr.vbs /skms”. Press “Enter”.
  5. To activate Windows 10, enter the final command as “cscript slmgr.vbs /ato”.

Once you have entered each command in the same order as given above, your Windows 10 will be activated. To make sure things have gone correctly, simply check the status in the settings options of your system.

How to Activate Windows 10 Without key?

Method 1: Activate Windows 10 using Batch File

Well, this could be a little lengthy process to follow, so be careful while performing the given steps. Moreover, if you do not have a license key and looking for a way out, this method is for you. 

  1. Open notepad on your system
  2. Simply copy and paste the code given below

@echo off

title Windows 10 ALL version activator&cls&echo ************************************&echo Supported products:&echo – Windows 10 Home&echo – Windows 10 Professional&echo – Windows 10 Enterprise, Enterprise LTSB&echo – Windows 10 Education&echo.&echo.&echo ************************************ &echo Windows 10 activation…

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk TX9XD-98N7V-6WMQ6-BX7FG-H8Q99 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk 3KHY7-WNT83-DGQKR-F7HPR-844BM >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk 7HNRX-D7KGG-3K4RQ-4WPJ4-YTDFH >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk PVMJN-6DFY6-9CCP6-7BKTT-D3WVR >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk MH37W-N47XK-V7XM9-C7227-GCQG9 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk NW6C2-QMPVW-D7KKK-3GKT6-VCFB2 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk NW6C2-QMPVW-D7KKK-3GKT6-VCFB2 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk 2WH4N-8QGBV-H22JP-CT43Q-MDWWJ >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk NPPR9-FWDCX-D2C8J-H872K-2YT43 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk DPH2V-TTNVB-4X9Q3-TJR4H-KHJW4 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk WNMTR-4C88C-JK8YV-HQ7T2-76DF9 >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ipk 2F77B-TNFGY-69QQF-B8YKP-D69TJ >nul

echo ************************************ &echo.&echo.&set i=1


if %i%==1 set

if %i%==2 set

if %i%==3 set

if %i%==4 set

if %i%==5 set

if %i%==6 set

if %i%==7 exit

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /skms %KMS_Sev% >nul

cscript //nologo c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs /ato | find /i “successfully” && (echo.&  ************************************ & echo. & choice /n /c YN /m “Do you want to restart your PC now [Y,N]?” & if errorlevel 2 exit) || (echo The connection to the server failed! Trying to connect to another one… & echo Please wait… & echo. & echo. & set /a i+=1 & goto server)

shutdown.exe /r /t 00

batch file code

  1. Save the file as .bat in the extension
  2. Right-click on the file and select “Run as administrator
  3. The command prompt will now run in the background to continue the process
  4. Write the letter “Y” and press “Enter” to reboot the system.

Your Windows 10 software is now activated on your system. To confirm simply check the status from the control panel and then settings.

Method 2: Using Windows 10 Activator

This method involves using a well-known software KMSPico which acts as a Windows Activator and is the most reliable software among all. Furthermore, there are multiple sites that may contain viruses and harm your computer. It is thus recommended to download the software from a genuine website.

Windows Activator

Follow the steps below to activate windows:

  1. Download the KMSPico software from its official website.
  2. Install the software in your system by following the instructions
  3. Proceed to the installation directory and run the .exe file.
  4. Click on the red switch to start the activation process.
  5. Once the process is complete, Windows 10 is now downloaded on your system.

Moreover, to verify the process, you can now check the status and the version of the software in your system.


If you have been searching for the Windows 10 product keys to activate windows, just follow the link to our blog where you can understand all the processes to access the keys and how you can buy it.

Also, to access product keys for Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Office 2010, follow the links here.

There might be other methods as well as to activate windows 10 and if you come across any such genuine process do let us know so that we can update accordingly and let other readers know as well. 

Moreover, for any queries, simply post a comment below and we will get back to you. 

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